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City Hall will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving! We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday!



As the holidays approach we wanted to make you aware that there will be no interruption in trash pickup. Your trash will be picked up on schedule tomorrow, November 11th on Veteran’s Day. Thanksgiving week, Christmas week and New Year’s week will also be on normal schedule. Thank you!


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Hallsville City Hall
P.O. Box 170
202 Hwy. 124 East
Hallsville, MO 65255-0170
Office: 573-696-3885
Fax: 573-696-0605
Monday – Friday, 8-12 and 1-5
Click here to email the city.

The City of Hallsville, Missouri was incorporated as a fourth class city in 1957.  The 2010 census puts the growing population at 1491.The city is run by a Mayor/Board of Alderman/City Administrator form of government. The Mayor is elected at large for a two year term. The Mayor is the official head of the City but can only vote on matters in the event of a tie.

The City Council members are elected from wards. The city has 2 members from 2 wards. Ward I is all the land in the City lying north of Rt. OO and Highway 124 East and Ward II is all the land in the City lying south of these roads. The City Council is the policy making body of the City government.

The City of Hallsville has 3 major departments: City Clerk’s Office, Police Department and Public Works Department.

The civil defense sirens, located at the Community Center on Rt. OO and on Ricketts Road near the water tower, are tested the first Wednesday of each month at noon.  The Baptist Church basement at 115 Elizabeth is the Tornado/Emergency Shelter place to go in the event of an emergency.

City Elected & Appointed Officials


Cheri Reisch – 573-881-3885 or mayor@hallsvillemo.org

Board of Alderman

WARD 1  – ward1@hallsvillemo.org (both Ward 1 Aldermen will receive your email)
Tom Pauley – 573-696-0025
Mickey Nichols – 573-696-3526

WARD 2ward2@hallsvillemo.org (both Ward 2 Aldermen will receive your email)
Tony Lindsay – 573-881-3017
Darren Maher – 573-356-3879

Department Heads

Police Chief – Gabe Edwards – chief@hallsvillemo.org
City Clerk – Kenyetta Ridgway – cityhall@hallsvillemo.org
Court Administrator – Kenyetta Ridgway – courtclerk@hallsvillemo.org
Public Works – Dan McCaleb – publicworks@hallsvillemo.org
City Attorney – Matt Uhrig 573-696-3885
City Prosecutor
– Daniel Beckett
Municipal Judge – The Honorable Richard Hicks

The Board of Alderman currently meets on the second Monday of each month at City Hall at 7:00 p.m. Municipal Court is held the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

City Advisory Boards

Park Board
Nine member board which oversees and sets goals for the park system.

Planning & Zoning Commission
Seven member board which consists of the Mayor, one Alderman and five citizens at large. The Commission reviews and recommends action to the City Council on rezoning requests as well as future planning and annexation.

Planning & Zoning Board of Adjustments
Five member citizen board that hears appeals of the Planning and Zoning Ordinances seeking variances or conditional use permits.

Tree Board
Five member board that oversees forestry issues.


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